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May 27, 2022

Bishop Alan blesses a ‘nest’ for special needs children

Bishop Alan has blessed a Special Needs Unit with unique cedar design at St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School in Bury St Edmunds. The unit was designed […]
May 27, 2022

An eyewitness report from a Dominican in Kiev

Fr Bob Eccles OP from the Dominicans in Cambridge has shared a letter from Fr Jaroslav Kraviec OP, a Polish member of the order who has […]
May 26, 2022

Faithful servant from St Ives retires after 50 years

Elizabeth Barker will be retiring on May 30 from most of her parochial duties after 50 years of service at Sacred Heart St Ives. In that […]
May 25, 2022

Music ministry, talks on Aquinas, a night at the opera

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes an online event by Divine Renovation about music ministry, a talk by Sr Magdalene Eitenmiller, and Catenians […]
May 24, 2022

Diocesan pilgrimage set for return to Walsingham

A full-scale Diocesan pilgrimage to Walsingham will be taking place again this spring after a three-year gap caused by the Covid pandemic. This year’s pilgrimage is […]
May 22, 2022

St Pancras in Ipswich celebrates the crowning of Mary

St Pancras in Ipswich has revived the time-honoured tradition of the May procession and crowning of Our Lady. The event took place on Sunday May 8. […]
May 20, 2022

Bishop Alan congratulates winners from Radio Maria

During a visit to Our Lady and the English Martyrs in Cambridge, Bishop Alan Hopes praised the way in which young people were sharing their faith […]
May 19, 2022

Relics of St Bernadette on autumn visit to East Anglia

The relics of St Bernadette, whose visions of Our Lady are closely associated with the French shrine at Lourdes, will be visiting the Diocese of East […]
May 13, 2022

Michael discovers the rewards of being a governor

A successful Catholic school needs a set of dedicated governors, and it can be a very rewarding role as Michael Bradshaw – Co-Chair of Governors, St […]
May 12, 2022

Scripture and song mark Ipswich vigil for Ukraine

Sixty days after the start of hostilities, Ipswich held a second vigil for Ukraine with a Ukrainian setting of Kyrie Eleison. The event was organised by […]
May 10, 2022

Ipswich pilgrims revive devotion to Our Lady of Grace

For the first time in nearly 500 years a group of Christian pilgrims gathered to walk from villages to the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace […]
May 9, 2022

King’s Lynn celebrates a foundation and a prophecy

Our Lady of the Annunciation in King’s Lynn is soon to mark the 125th anniversary of its foundation and of the restoration of the Shrine of […]
May 9, 2022

Boris Johnson sponsors a slate for St Mary’s Yarmouth

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has signed one of the slates which will form part of the roof repair at St Mary’s in Yarmouth. Brian Lafferty, […]
May 8, 2022

St Francis of Assisi school joins Walk against Hunger

Over 450 students and members of staff from St Francis of Assisi Primary School in Norwich joined a sponsored walk for CAFOD. The walkers clocked up […]
May 6, 2022

Bishop Alan celebrates beatification of Pauline Jaricot

As Missio prepares for the beatification of one of its founders, Bishop Alan will be celebrating a Mass for the charity’s volunteers and supporters in East […]